3 Jul 2009

Constable to plead guilty over U-turn crash

10:13 pm on 3 July 2009

A Nelson constable charged over a U-turn which caused a collision says he will plead guilty to careless driving.

The officer, whose name is suppressed, appeared in the Nelson District Court on Friday.

He was turning to chase a speeding car on State Highway 6 just outside Nelson on 1 June, when he collided with another vehicle. No one was injured.

The case was adjourned until 7 August.